Escapades in Mind-Expansion and Cultural Misadventures. Mindrolling Podcast is about coming unstuck and the recent history of awoken awareness. It’s about the intersection of culture, consciousness and realization with Raghu Markus.
Ep. 402 – A Dialogue on Abundance & Power w/ Brandon Beachum
Raghu Markus welcomes fellow podcaster Brandon Beachum to Mindrolling for a conversation encircling the concepts of abundance and power.
Brandon Beachum is the author of The Golden Key and host of The Positive Head Podcast. To learn more about Brandon and his work, follow him on Instagram.
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Ep. 401 – In and Through the Body with Trevor Hall
Trevor Hall returns with Raghu to talk fatherhood, touring again, his new album In and Through the Body, the Soul Land Music Series, and staying at home in yourself.
In this special, music-filled episode of Mindrolling, Raghu and Trevor Hall invite you into a virtual hang session – kicking back and listening to samples from specially curated Trevor Hall tracks, remixes, and a moving kirtan – amidst catching up with Trevor about touring post-pandemic, his new album, and life as a new father.
Listen to Trevor Hall's new album, In and Through the Body, and check out his upcoming live tour dates, on TrevorHallMusic.com
Ep. 400 – Intergenerational Healing w/ Dr. Sará King
Dr. Sará King joins Raghu Markus for a conversation around cultivating perspective, working through trauma, and how we can become the embodiment of intergenerational healing.
Dr. Sará King is a UCLA-trained neuroscientist, political and learning scientist, social entrepreneur, public speaker, and yoga and mindfulness meditation instructor. She has over 20 years of experience as a research scientist, and specializes in the study of the relationship between mindfulness, complementary alternative medicine, and social justice. She is the scientific consultant for Peace in Schools, a dharma teacher with Presence Collective, a Postdoctoral Fellow in Neurology, and the founder of MindHeart Consulting, a scientific consultancy offering seminars, research and development, and trauma healing circles.
For more on Sará’s offerings, please visit mindheartconsulting.com and follow her at @mindheartcollective.
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Ep. 399 – The Wisdom of the Dead with Ann Tashi Slater
Ann Tashi Slater joins Raghu Markus for a Mindrolling conversation about The Tibetan Book of the Dead, and what the journey into death can teach us about our everyday lives.
Ann Tashi Slater is a writer and professor based in Tokyo, Japan. She contributes to the New Yorker, the Paris Review, the New York Times, the Washington Post, Tricycle Magazine, the Huffington Post, and others. Find out more about Ann and her work at www.anntashislater.com.
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Ep. 398 – The Great Perfection with B. Alan Wallace
B. Alan Wallace joins Raghu to reconcile science and spirituality within the context of Tibetan Buddhism's Great Perfection.
B. Alan Wallace PhD is a frequent translator and contributor to meetings between the Dalai Lama and prominent scientists and philosophers, and he has written and translated more than 40 books, including Minding Closely: The Four Foundations of Mindfulness. He is the founder and director of the Santa Barbara Institute for Consciousness Studies and of the Centers for Contemplative Research in Castellina Marittima in Tuscany and in Crestone, Colorado. For more info, please visit AlanWallace.org
Ep. 397 – When You Greet Me I Bow with Zoketsu Norman Fischer
Zen priest and poet, Zoketsu Norman Fischer, returns with Raghu to discuss God, death, time, and relationship at the intersection of Buddhism and Judaism.
Zoketsu Norman Fischer is a poet and Zen Buddhist priest. For many years he has taught at the San Francisco Zen Center, the oldest and largest of the new Buddhist organizations in the West, where he served as Co-abbot from 1995-2000. He is presently a Senior Dharma Teacher there as well as the founder and spiritual director of the Everyday Zen Foundation, an organization dedicated to adapting Zen Buddhist teachings to Western culture. His new book, When You Greet Me I Bow: Notes and Reflections from a Life in Zen explores practice, relationship, social engagement, and spiritual creativity.
David Silver is the man! So smart and funny. Well traveled, too. Spent time with Bob Marley, so cool. Great stories with him and Raghu. I’ve learned a lot. Thank you!
“Yeah” involuntary reaction when I see a new episode
I absolutely love this podcast. To me Ravi is the lovable, wise, and real grump you want as your friend. His guest all share a common strand of having a sign post to soul, and we can all use that! Thank you Ragu, your voice and your advocacy for other voices is appropriated.
Walking Each Other Home
I love this podcast - and all on the Be Here Now Network. Thank you, Marabai!